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    Weekly Flylady Thread 2nd July 2018
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    Weekly Flylady Thread 2nd July 2018 1st Jul 18 at 8:44 PM
    IT'S JULY ALREADY!!!


    What is FLYLADY? Well, it's our version of the US flylady idea - but we work on the principle that housework is not fun, it's boring, can be time-consuming, is often thankless but, unfortunately, necessary. It's here on Old Style to provide the support we all need and to make the whole task easier and quicker. We also accept that, sometimes, life just gets on top of us and we can't keep up, maybe because we're time-poor, not in the best of health and/or we have littlies who need us. We are definitely NOT control freaks aiming for perfection and utterly spotless show-homes.

    Welcome to the weekly Flylady Thread. You're more than welcome to join us in the everlasting battle against dust, grime and gibble. The aim of our thread is to make those onerous tasks less daunting, and to support each other - and to make time for the finer things in life!

    Please do remember we have to abide by MSE rules; each post should, ideally, include some mention of flying.


    Thank you Valli for last week's thread

    Please follow the forum rules on this thread as Flylady has been here a LONG time and is a fabulous support and resource for lots of us. All posts should have some Flylady-related (ooh a compound adjective) content!

    The idea is that even if you are really busy you don't need to fall off the wagon!

    Every room comes back around next week so please donít stress about catching up

    These lists are only suggestions and not a must do list; you are more than welcome to post and follow your own lists.

    Also adding a declutter mission each day will help to gradually clear the clutter and make flying easier.

    A few of the basics before we start the week

    Hotspots are areas where if one thing gets put there, loads of other things follow!

    Daily routines are anything you need to do on a daily basis like washing, swish and swipe kitchen and bathroom, ironing, making beds, vacuuming high traffic areas, making meals etc.

    Night-time routines are all things which make getting ready in the morning easier, preparing clothes for the next day, making lunches, swish & swipes of the kitchen and tidying the living room before you go to bed plus personals like shower/brush teeth etc.

    Fling Boogie - stick on some loud music, grab a bin bag and whiz around the house finding items that can go out with the rubbish, recycling, for charity shop, basically anything that will stop it cluttering your home.

    Swish and swipe/S&S means have a quick wipe over an area such as a sink or toilet to prevent the build up of dirt. This is usually done on a daily basis

    HHE/HHC/HHI Half Hour exercise/challenge/ironing ... run around for 30 minutes to the Benny Hill music frantically cleaning exercising or ironing.. other music may be used if you prefer!
    WM ~ Washing machine
    TD ~ Tumble dryer
    SC ~ Slowcooker
    BM ~ Breadmaker
    DW ~ Dishwasher
    SOAADFA ~ Sit on 'bottom' and do 'nothing'
    KH/XH/FW ~ Ex-husband and other not so polite versions
    DH/DD/DS/DW/DP ~ Dear husband/daughter/son/wife/partner/whatever
    OH/SO ~ Other half/significant other
    NN ~ nice neighbour
    Toxic (friend/mother/sister/whoever) ~ person in your life that seems to exist to make your life miserable
    AF ~ Aunt Flo 'time of the month'.. nothing to do with flying but it comes up often.
    ETA ~ Edited to add
    Gibble ~ miscellaneous crap that appears forever homeless
    Dot-to-dot ~ pick a small area (not a whole room) like a chair/coffee/table/shelf/worktop or wherever- thats your first 'dot' - totally clear it - clean it - and only put back what should be there - deal with what you have removed (not just move it somewhere else) then if you have time move on and do the same to another 'dot' -the idea is just like a dot to dot puzzle, you aim to join up all the dots and have a tidy room. The trick is to keep each dot tidy until you get them all joined up! All credit to AnW's Mum for this one
    RoD ~ Room of Doom, the one room that feels like it is a permanent pit and cannot be used to its potential!
    MAD half hour- Mad is the abbreviation for Make A Difference.
    The idea is that you have a Forth bridge (ie never-ending - or just huge) task but that you work on it in half-hour bursts. This way you know you ARE stooping, and that you won't get it finished but you will make a difference - so it might be clearing out - the garage or shed, or clothes sorting, or weeding - you get the picture - but rather than keep going until you've lost the will to live you do half an hour...but, eventually those half hours will get the job done!

    Mr S/A/T/M/L/Al - supermarkets Sainsburys, Asda, Tesco, Morrisons, Lidl, Aldi. You get the picture!!

    Click here to read Toots wonderful welcome guide

    Ok here goes this week!

    Mysterious Monday ~ Bathroom, Hall, Stairs and Study/PC Area

    Level One...

    DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS
    Open windows to let in air
    Wash and replace towels/flannels/bath mats with clean ones
    Clean cobwebs
    Level Two..
    Clean bath/shower/sink and toilet - Don't forget to give those taps an extra shine!
    Throw away any empty bottles
    Straighten computer desk
    Delete 50 emails - do you really need that sale email from Dotty P's?
    Level Three...
    Wash/vacuum floor
    Clean window
    Clean the windowsills
    Clean medicine cabinet - throw away out of date medicines.
    Put away any stray items in the hall and stairs - do you really need all that stuff cluttering up the stairs and hall/landing!!!
    Extras..
    • Wipe skirting boards up the stairs
    • Check supplies of paper/printer cartridges/stamps and envelopes
    • Throw away any pens that don't work
    • Clean fingerprints off light switches and doors.

    Twinkling Tuesday ~ Master bedroom and Landing
    Level One..

    Fling open windows to let air in especially as it's been hot and the room will be stuffy.
    DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS
    Clean Cobwebs
    Check firealarms are working, change battery if necessary.
    Remove and wash bed linen and duvet covers
    Level Two..
    Vacuum & turn mattress before replacing with fresh linen..
    Clean under the bed
    Polish furniture
    Level Three...
    Straighten/sort through make up
    Throw away any empty/out of date bottles
    Clean glass and mirrors - make them twinkle
    15 minutes floordrobe clearance
    Clear a hotspot ~ or spend 15 minutes clearing one.
    Add a personal touch - flowers in a vase on a dresser, pretty bowl etc..
    Extras:
    • 36 fling boogie, go on grab a bag and clear that clutter
    • HHI
    • Clean windows in these rooms
    • Clean light switch of hand prints or smudges
    • Clean main light and any lampshades
    • Clear the top of a bedside cupboard/chest of drawers or shelf


    Wacky Wednesday ~ Those frightening kids rooms and spare rooms
    Level One..

    Open windows to air room
    DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS
    Clean cobwebs
    Clear away anything that isn't in it's place, clothes, toys, books etc
    Straighten toy shelves
    Level Two..
    Polish furniture
    Vacuum the floor
    Dusting.. all those shelves and flat fluffy surfaces!! Donít forget the light shade and curtain pole!!!
    Strip beds, turn and vacuum mattresses!! and replace with fresh linen .. check if duvets need freshening up too!! Wash the curtains!
    Level Three...
    Sort out outgrown clothes and give to charity/neighbours/younger children.
    Put away stray items
    Clean fingerprints off light switches/doors/walls
    Clean under the bed - I know it's scary but it does have to be done. You could even delegate to a little pink if you don't fancy doing it yourself.
    Extras
    • Clean windows
    • Clean/scrub bath toys
    • Wipe the radiators, skirtings and window & door frames!
    • HHI
    • Rearrange videos/games/books


    Tantalising Thursday ~ Dining Room and Entance/Porch
    Level One..

    Open windows and let air in
    Clean cobwebs
    Dust windowsills and front door
    Throw away any newspapers/magazines that aren't needed.
    Level Two..
    Put plants in shower & give them a good rinse. Remember to put them back before everyone has a shower in the morning - it might be a bit unnerving having to shower with a plant!!!
    Clean and dust shiny things/mirror and glass
    Clean lightswitches of hand prints or smudges
    Level Three...
    Move furniture, if safe to do so, and hoover underdeath
    Clean and straighten any drawer
    Add a personal touch to the table - pretty tablecloth, vase of summer flowers!!
    Clean TV, other electricals and cabinets
    Clean under sofa/chair cushions - lets see if you can find any money or even anything that you have lost recently
    Wipe down light fixtures - make those bulbs shine at night!
    Extras
    • Refill bird feeders
    • Throw away any dead plants
    • HHI
    • Binbag dance - Get a binbag... fill it and bin it!!
    • Wash any cushions, throws etc that need it..

    Flying Friday ~ Kitchen
    Level One..

    Open windows, let the air and blow those cobwebs away..
    Wash knick-knacks/canisters
    Mop/brush floor
    Level Two..
    Clean sink and draining board
    Clean microwave inside and out
    Empty fridge, clean shelves and doors and move any nearly out of date stuff to front to use up next.
    Empty and clean rubbish bin
    Level Three...
    Clean under sink - throw away any manky looking bottles/rags etc..
    Straighten drawers/cupboards
    Clean fan/vent/hood filters
    Clean pet dishes
    Clean cupboard door fronts and fronts of appliances .. don't forget those kick boards..(only a few at a time!)
    Extras
    • Check the smoke alarm - when was the last time you replaced the battery?
    • Clean the hob
    • Wipe down any tiles and shine those taps - make them twinkle!!
    • 29 fling boogie - GO!!
    • Buy yourself some flowers from the shop.. your reward for making the kitchen shine!
    Last edited by Natty68; 05-07-2018 at 10:22 PM.


    Struggling financially

    Mortgage Free as of 20.9.17
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    Flylady 2018 Challenges - GO FLYERS GO

    SCRIMPERS (no spend JULY)

    atypical blonde
    Lamewolf
    Pigpen
    Natty
    Kazwookie
    Jazee
    Honey Bear
    Valli
    Fayolle
    Yorkshirelass
    Lynnejk
    Mumof2

    [b[SLINKIES - weight loss challenge[/b]

    Lynnejk - 9lb
    Narcolepsy *some*
    Valli 2st/28lb
    Dizzy Imp 2st/28lb
    FurryBeastOz 2st/28lb
    nannygladys 3st/42lb
    Fayolle 2st/28lb
    atypicalblonde 2st/28lb
    Princess Money Penny
    Ionafan
    Lil_me 5st/70lb
    JojotheTightfisted
    LameWolf 2st/28lb
    Roundtuit 56lb
    Jazee 2st/28lb
    Pigpen *some*
    MrsMoneypenny 1st at least
    Froddington 2st
    Dancemum 3st
    Mademoiselle about 2 st
    Ionafan 1st 11lb
    donnajt 3 st
    Rosemary7391
    Mrs Chaos 16lb
    Faete 2st
    Natty 1st 7Ib {6lb lost}
    Kazwookie 2st tbc
    Honey Bear 5 kgs


    Flymarketeers

    FurryBeastOz
    Pigpen
    Valli
    Mumof2
    donnjt - £1k for hols

    H2H (hovel to haven)

    HoneyBear
    Froddington
    Roundtuit
    Mumof2
    FurryBeastOz
    funfairprincess
    Mrs Moneypenny
    hex2
    Fayolle
    lynnejk
    riotlady
    donnajt - by Summer
    Mrs Chaos
    Natty


    Struggling financially

    Mortgage Free as of 20.9.17
    • Valli
    • By Valli 1st Jul 18, 9:00 PM
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    i am in. Thankyou Natty for this week and to me for last week *giggle*

    erm

    MONDAY'S LIST COMPLETED WOOTY WOOTY WOOT WOOT EVEN THE MEDS BOX
    "I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness" Emily Dickinson
    Janice 1964-2016

    Thank you Honey Bear
    • wishingthemortgaheaway
    • By wishingthemortgaheaway 1st Jul 18, 9:35 PM
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    Thank you to the thread wizards, you are a grand bunch.

    Tomorrow is MOST DEFINITELY a big cellar sort out. Hubby is going on job on Tuesday and needs to get a load of equipment out of that particular hell hole. If I don't sort out, hubby will throw things round and break much stuff.

    Do not allow me to do anything else until the cellar has been tamed.....
    Outstanding mortgage: £27,000
    MFW 2019 Challenge Member #28: £800.something/ £2860
    • pigpen
    • By pigpen 1st Jul 18, 10:32 PM
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    Thanks lovelies..

    We are in.. I'm flapping madly and achieving very little this week.. many chats with social services and the police ahead.. drs, ortho, opticians and goodness knows what else...
    LB moment 10/06 Debt Free date 6/6/14
    Hope to be debt free until the day I die
    Mortgage-free Wannabee (05/08/30)
    6/6/14 £72,454.65 (5.65% int.)
    13/05/2019 £50266.16 (2.41% int.)
    • Jojo the Tightfisted
    • By Jojo the Tightfisted 1st Jul 18, 10:38 PM
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    Brief recommendation for anybody who has the space in their shower.

    Stick a chair in there.

    It's very relaxing (and it meant I wasn't likely to fall over due to still being achy).


    Himself decided to give it a go after he set it up for me. He's still in there now.


    I might have to go and check he hasn't fallen asleep.
    I could dream to wide extremes, I could do or die: I could yawn and be withdrawn and watch the world go by.

    Yup you are officially Rock n Roll
    Originally posted by colinw
    • wishingthemortgaheaway
    • By wishingthemortgaheaway 2nd Jul 18, 5:51 AM
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    A shower chair would be a disaster for me, I love the feel of the shower on me the gentle massage feeling you get from the drops of water. Love it. I'd never leave.
    Outstanding mortgage: £27,000
    MFW 2019 Challenge Member #28: £800.something/ £2860
    • atypicalblonde
    • By atypicalblonde 2nd Jul 18, 6:21 AM
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    Good Morning lovelies,

    I am in, thank you for the lists

    WM has almost finished so will peg that our shortly. DW has been unloaded, I have chased a non-payer for DH and made a loose plan for the day in my head. All of our bills for the month have been paid today which is always a relief! Just one more credit card to pay off then we will be "up straight" - wonder how long that will last?!

    Better get on as loads to achieve before school run, huge hugs all round esp to Piggers. I am also thinking of you YL, please let us know once a decision has been made, we are all rooting for you xx
    MFW
    Mortgage 8.2.15 - £171,064.64 Mortgage 1.5.2018 - £99,980.45
    Aiming to be MF 1.10.2020
    • Mademoiselle
    • By Mademoiselle 2nd Jul 18, 6:29 AM
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    I'm in this week, but slowly as it is very hot here, around 30įC. Enjoying the sunshine but it is difficult to sleep as house gets very hot by the evening but shutting shutters during the day does help.

    How did it get to July already, but that means it's nearly holiday time, yipee, but also that I need to get going on the house as Step mum here in 2 weeks so need to have somewhere for her to stay that is clean and tidy. Panic!

    Time to shower and wizz through the bathroom

    See you lateer
    xx
    • Dizzy Imp
    • By Dizzy Imp 2nd Jul 18, 6:55 AM
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    Yoo hoo ladies!

    I'm in this week, in a feeble, fluttering fashion. Very hot here, but Tiny has a preschool trip to the Ice Cream Farm today, so yippee!!!!!

    *Flits off to faff x
    • FurryBeastOz
    • By FurryBeastOz 2nd Jul 18, 8:12 AM
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    Hellooooo. Iím back. (Stop the groans at the back!)

    Reporting in from sunny Truro. The move was chaotic, and what was initially a six month stay before returning to Glasgow has now become a permanent and Ďuntil retirementí relocation as DH was offered a Consultant post at the Royal Cornwall.

    For the first time in 20 years I can plan more than six months in advance (Can you tell Iím excited?)

    However, this brings its own issues. We are in a much smaller rented property and I have no cleaner Flylady support definitely required.

    Iíve also got to get Glasgow on the market. Itís AirBnBíd until the end of August, but will need some plastering/decorating done before itís fit to sell. So I see a lot of Flybe - Newquay/Birmingham/Glasgow flights in the near future.

    I have been reading along. Piggers I have no words. I know you donít do (((hugs))) but give Moomin one for me.

    Ionafan well done on all your essay writing. You have far more discipline than me.

    Narc0lepsy so glad you are enjoying ParkRun. I have yet to manage the one locally.

    LameWolf Iím glad you are getting lots of furry visitors. Iím thinking of signing up to Borrow my Dog as I am feeling very deprived.

    Sorry for the essay and for those I have missed. I will start Ionafan Ďs habit of keeping a notepad handy from tomorrow.

    Right off to deal with the study. HHC coming up.
    Goals - Weight loss 6/26lb at 22nd Jan 18

    Mmmm. 26lb at 1/7/18. Oops
    • klew356
    • By klew356 2nd Jul 18, 8:25 AM
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    Tossed and turned all blooming night so got up half and hour before the alarm and got some extra jobs done so pleased with myself which means tonight I can concentrate more on prepping meals etc, iv got one coloured wash to do that I need to do and I need to sort outfits for spin and for a night away with the horses. Clean clothes to put away and must hoover the stairs at some point! Its not as warm and its like pea soup here so that might inspire me to do some more!
    Mysterious Monday ~ Bathroom, Hall, Stairs and Study/PC Area
    Level One...
    DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS
    Open windows to let in air Ė all day !!!128522;

    Wash and replace towels/flannels/bath mats with clean ones
    Clean cobwebs
    Level Two..
    Clean bath/shower/sink and toilet - Don't forget to give those taps an extra shine!
    Throw away any empty bottles
    Straighten computer desk

    Delete 50 emails - do you really need that sale email from Dotty P's?
    Level Three...
    Wash/vacuum floor
    Clean window
    Clean the windowsills

    Clean medicine cabinet - throw away out of date medicines.
    Put away any stray items in the hall and stairs - do you really need all that stuff cluttering up the stairs and hall/landing!!!
    Extras..
    ē Wipe skirting boards up the stairs
    ē Check supplies of paper/printer cartridges/stamps and envelopes
    ē Throw away any pens that don't work

    ē Clean fingerprints off light switches and doors.
    • kazwookie
    • By kazwookie 2nd Jul 18, 9:32 AM
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    Thank you for all the lists and the work that goes into them.

    Slinky, no comment, end of month report:- Kaz must try harder! enough said., but at least none went back on.

    Scripers, £3.65 spent in June that didn't need to be, a sandwich while I was on my long drive, other wise happy with June and in under budget.

    So far
    Whole of downstairs hoovered
    Kitchen done
    Bins done
    WM x 2 done and out on line
    Oven cleaned!
    1/2 houes weeding done

    Now got to do
    Money shuffle for money
    Paint step way to the patio door, but got to find the correct paint, I know there is some................
    Get ready to draw up the draw bridge, it is Grand Prix this weekend and will utter chaos around here from about Thursday to late Sunday night..........
    Sun, Sea
    Slinky is back on! - 23 and counting
    I can do this, I will do this...
    • Honey Bear
    • By Honey Bear 2nd Jul 18, 9:33 AM
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    I'm on the case, Jojo. The one we picked up on Saturday weighs 6.9 kgs so whatever model it is it'll be around the same weight. Here are Parcel Force rates. I can't work out which option means what, but if I drop it off at a Depot and you pick it up from one, that should be the cheapest option. Please could you nominate the most convenient depot for you and let me know the postcode and if none are convenient, your nearest post office? (If we've missed this one, we'll get another one but the price around here is usually £25. I'll also do a testrun to make sure it's in working order before sending it on it's way.)

    Thank you to the thread wizards, you are a grand bunch.
    Originally posted by wishingthemortgaheaway
    ^ ^ ^ Wot she said.

    The move was chaotic, and what was initially a six month stay before returning to Glasgow has now become a permanent and !!!8216;until retirement!!!8217; relocation as DH was offered a Consultant post at the Royal Cornwall.

    For the first time in 20 years I can plan more than six months in advance (Can you tell I!!!8217;m excited?)
    Originally posted by FurryBeastOz
    Welcome back FBO! Huge congratulations to both your OH and you!

    Another load pegged out this morning and I've decided to do the blankets one by one in our WM because drying them won't be an issue! OH and I have both hit a wall. We can hardly move and I think it's a combination of the rushed emptying of the chalet, dealing with all of the stuff and the heat combined with skyhigh humidity over the weekend. My office floor is now covered with piles of stuff and it's going to stay that way until I've got the energy to work out how best to deal with it all.

    I had hoped the kittens could be trusted on the sundeck so we could have some air in the house but they both had to picked off the fencing this morning so we're working out how to create some sort of flyscreen type of affair from stuff we've got. If we have to buy the materials we'll do it because this weather is set to continue for another month.
    Keeping it AF
    • Fayolle
    • By Fayolle 2nd Jul 18, 11:56 AM
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    Thank you, wonderful ladies, for the threads. I'm in, and definitely on a 'could do better' warning.

    Welcome back FBO :wave:. I'm glad it's all working out for you.

    It's a full day at work today, then I must put the evening to good use. I've got out of the habit of doing my MADs in the evening, and apparently they really were making a difference, just like it says on the box.

    I'm going to quickly delete a few emails so that I can tick something off the list, then it's back to work.
    • ionafan
    • By ionafan 2nd Jul 18, 4:22 PM
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    Welcome back FBO, and big congrats to your DH. Nice diving area? Good luck with the house sale!

    Thank you Natty and Valli for the lists.

    Glad to hear that your hip is improving, Jojo.

    Wish, have you sorted that cellar yet?

    I decided to take a few days off before tackling my final assignment, so today I have taken Rosie for an early walk while it was still cool enough not to need a hat, done WMx1 and pegged out, driven to Cathedral City for a committee meeting which is pleasure, not work , made 2 phonecalls, and taken my friend out for a country drive, followed by lunch which we ate in a lovely garden (and she paid ). Old Wives meet this evening, so I need to find an object to take with me to talk about - before you suggest it, I shall be leaving DH at home with Rosie!

    Tomorrow I have my last evening at college as a student. So many good friends made there I shall miss them so much that I am intending to join the library just so that I go back and see them a couple of times a month.

    Must go now and cook something interesting for tea with mince ...
    • Jojo the Tightfisted
    • By Jojo the Tightfisted 2nd Jul 18, 6:19 PM
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    However, this brings its own issues. We are in a much smaller rented property and I have no cleaner Flylady support definitely required.
    Originally posted by FurryBeastOz
    In view of the amount of work involved (and travelling), wouldn't it be a sensible idea to engage a cleaner where you are now?



    I'm on the case, Jojo. The one we picked up on Saturday weighs 6.9 kgs so whatever model it is it'll be around the same weight. Here are Parcel Force rates. I can't work out which option means what, but if I drop it off at a Depot and you pick it up from one, that should be the cheapest option. Please could you nominate the most convenient depot for you and let me know the postcode and if none are convenient, your nearest post office? (If we've missed this one, we'll get another one but the price around here is usually £25. I'll also do a testrun to make sure it's in working order before sending it on it's way.)
    Originally posted by Honey Bear
    Have PMd you.


    News slipped out today that makes applying for the other job very sensible. So I am in the process of finishing off the application and remaining entirely blank faced when the Boss says 'thank goodness you're staying'. Yeah. As if I'll be kept on if the 'rumoured' (ie, somebody referred to the announcement without checking the announcement had been made) 'discussion' has been actually decided upon.


    Although 4.5 years of redundancy *might* come in handy if I'm unsuccessful...


    I'm possibly less concerned about this than some other people are.
    Last edited by Jojo the Tightfisted; 02-07-2018 at 6:38 PM.
    I could dream to wide extremes, I could do or die: I could yawn and be withdrawn and watch the world go by.

    Yup you are officially Rock n Roll
    Originally posted by colinw
    • pigpen
    • By pigpen 2nd Jul 18, 6:35 PM
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    OMFG... I just logged to my friends facebook account.. the A-hole only took his self to a euthansia clinic and is gone.. I am so upset and I don't even know why.. He was supposed to beat it.. he promised.. why is he gone?

    I can't stop the eyeball leaking.. FGS.. slap me!



    RIP my beautiful flambouyant friend.. xxx I shall go out and get F***ing $***faced just for you xxx
    LB moment 10/06 Debt Free date 6/6/14
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    • ionafan
    • By ionafan 2nd Jul 18, 6:40 PM
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    ionafan
    No pigpen, I refuse to slap you. If you would allow me to, I would hug you. The loss of a dear friend is something to be mourned, not bottled up. Go out and do your best for him - it sounds like he was worth it xx
    • Honey Bear
    • By Honey Bear 2nd Jul 18, 7:15 PM
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    Honey Bear
    I'm so sorry to hear your news Pigpen. It's profoundly shocking, too, which makes it even harder to bear, losing a friend. (((Hugs)))
    Keeping it AF
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